Manchester United fans delighted with Paul Pogba's performance vs Croatia

Manchester United fans delighted with Paul Pogba's performance vs Croatia

Manchester United fans delighted with Paul Pogba's performance vs Croatia

The French side lost the Euro Championship in 2016 to less-fancied Portugal after beating Germany in the semi-final.

"Three weeks [off], which I think is the minimum that their body and soul needs, and which is the minimum for them to return and think about football again", Mourinho said.

Speaking of presidents, FIFA President Gianni Infantino is set to meet the media for his first World Cup news conference, two days ahead of the final.

"Matuidi and Kante have that sense of when danger's imminent, but with Pogba, I just want him to utilise his wonderful asset which is atleticism", he declared to Richard Keys on beIN Sports.

The question is: who'll win the game?

During the knockout rounds, Deschamps' young guns have registered regular time victories over Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium. Russia, which hasn't made it past Round 16 since 1970, and Sweden, which hasn't advanced since 1994, both advanced to the quarterfinals this year.

Croatia came from behind to win 2-1 in the semi-final clash in Moscow, with Mario Mandzukic claiming the victor in the 109th minute after Ivan Perisic had earlier cancelled out Kieran Trippier's free-kick opener.

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It hasn't been the easiest seasons for Paul Pogba, but the midfielder has revealed why he is ultra motivated to finish on a high by winning the World Cup.

"The Croats had a very hard match and they were behind". Even a late howler by Hugo Lloris couldn't prevent France from claiming their second World Cup 20-years after they first won the trophy.

"For us, we are not the favourites".

France has two players in Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann who have already scored 3 goals each. The 25-year-old looks a player reborn working hard and showing his flair when required for his national side playing as the ideal box to box midfielder. "We are chasing something and will do everything to succeed".

Arriving in Russian Federation with plenty of doubters, he leaves having been one of the star performers of the World Cup, signing off by scoring France's third in their 4-2 defeat of Croatia in the final on Sunday afternoon. It is unknown territory for Croatia however.

"Croatia do not have stars [on their shirt] - they want one".

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